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​Chapter 6  Criminal Procedure


2002-37 - PROPOSED AMENDMENTS OF E-FILING RULES (WOULD CONTINUE THE PROCESS FOR DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE STATEWIDE ELECTRONIC-FILING SYSTEM)

Proposed Amendment:
Proposed Amendments of E-Filing Rules​
​​Issued: May 15, 2019
​Comment Period Expiration:
September 1, 2019
Public Hearing:
 
Comments:

 
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2017-02 - PROPOSED AMENDMENT OF MCR 6.508 (would enable a defendant to show actual prejudice in a motion for relief for judgment under certain circumstances)

Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendment of MCR 6.508
Issued: May 1, 2019
​Comment Period Expiration:
September 1, 2019
Public Hearing:
 
 
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ADM File No. 2018-23 - Proposed Amendment of Rule 6.001 of the Michigan Court Rules

Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendment of Rule 6.001 of the Michigan Court Rules​

Issued: November 28, 2018
Comment Period Expiration:
March 1, 2019
Public Hearing: May 22, 2019
 
 
Comments:
 
Proposed Amendment: Proposed Alternative Amendments of MCR 6.610​
Issued: June 5, 2019
Comment Period Expiration ​October 1, 2019

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ADM File No. 2017-17 - Proposed Amendments of Rules 6.001, 6.006, 6.425, 6.427, 6.610, 7.202, and   7.208 and Proposed Addition of Rule  6.430 of the Michigan Court​ Rules

Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendments of Rules 6.001, 6.006, 6.425, 6.427, 6.610, 7.202, and 7.208 and Proposed Addition of Rule 6.430 of the Michigan Court Rules​

Issued: November 28, 2018
Comment Period Expiration:
March 1, 2019
Public Hearing: May 22, 2019
 
 
Comments:

​Adopted or Other Action: ​Amendments of MCR 6.001, 6.006, 6.425, 6.427, and 6.610 and Addition of MCR 6.430​​
Issued: May 22, 2019
Effective: ​September 1, 2019


2017-27 - Proposed Amendment of MCR 6.425 (would make the amount of time a defendant has to request appointed appellate counsel consistent with other parts of the rule and remove the requirement for a sentencing judge to articulate substantial and compelling reasons to deviate from the guidelines range, pursuant to Lockridge)

Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendment of MCR 6.425​
Issued: October 17, 2018
​Comment Period Expiration:
February 1, 2019
Public Hearing: March 13, 2019
 
 
Comments:
 
​Adopted or Other Action: ​Amendment of MCR 6.425​
Issued: May 15, 2019
Effective: ​September 1, 2019

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2013-05/2014-46 - PROPOSED AMENDMENT OF MCR 6.502 and MRPC 3.8 (would add an “actual innocence” waiver provision, include new scientific evidence as a definition for “new evidence,” and require prosecutors to take certain actions regarding new evidence)

Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendment of MCR 6.502 and MRPC 3.8 
Issued: May 16, 2018
​Comment Period Expiration:
September 1, 2018
Public Hearing: September 20, 2018
 
 
Comments:


 

​Adopted or Other Action: Amendments of MCR 6.502 and MRPC 3.8 (order entered on 9/24/18 corrects and replaces the order dated 9/20/18)
Issued: September 24, 2018
Effective: ​January 1, 2019



2017-16 - PROPOSED Amendment of mcr 6.302 (would require a trial court judge to advise a defendant while taking a plea that the defendant may be giving up rights​) 

Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendment of MCR 6.302 ​
Issued: May 16, 2018
​Comment Period Expiration:
September 1, 2018
Public Hearing: September 20, 2018​
 
 
Comments:
 
​Adopted or Other Action: Amendment of MCR 6.302​
Issued: September 20, 2018
Effective: ​January 1, 2019

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2015-04 - PROPOSED amendment of MCR 6.429 (would provide trial courts with broader authority to sua sponte address erroneous judgments of sentence) 

 
Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendment of MCR 6.429​
Issued: January 24, 2018
​Comment Period Expiration:
May 1, 2018
Public Hearing: May 23, 2018
 
 
Comments:

 

 
​Adopted or Other Action: ​Amendment of MCR 6.429
Issued: May 23, 2018
Effective: ​September 1, 2018

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2017-10 - PROPOSED Addition of mcr 6.417 (would require a trial court to provide parties with an opportunity to comment, consent/object, or suggest alternatives on a proposed order of mistrial) 

 
Proposed Amendment: Proposed Addition of MCR 6.417​
Issued: January 17, 2018
​Comment Period Expiration:
May 1, 2018
Public Hearing: May 23, 2018
 
 
Comments:

 

 
​Adopted or Other Action: Addition of MCR 6.417​
Issued: May 23, 2018
Effective: ​September 1, 2018

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2016-42 - PROPOSED amendments of mcr 6.310, 6.429, and 6.431 (would provide a "prison-mailbox" rule for incarcerated in pro per defendants for certain post-sentencing motions) 

 
Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendments of MCR 6.310, 6.429, and 6.431 ​
Issued: December 20, 2017
​Comment Period Expiration:
April 1, 2018
Public Hearing: May 23, 2018
 
 
Comments:

 

 
​Adopted or Other Action: Amendments of MCR 6.310, 6.429, and 6.431
Issued: May 23, 2018
Effective: ​September 1, 2018


2016-08 - PROPOSED AMENDMENT OF MCR 6.610 (WOULD EXEMPT PLEAS TAKEN UNDER SUBSECTION [E][7] FROM THE REQUIREMENTS OF [E][4])

 
Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendment of MCR 6.610 ​
Issued: December 13, 2017
​Comment Period Expiration:
April 1, 2018
Public Hearing: May 23, 2018
 
 
Comments:

 

 
​Adopted or Other Action: Amendment of MCR 6.610
Issued: May 23, 2018
Effective: ​September 1, 2018


 

​2002-37 - PROPOSED RULES RELATED TO E-FILING AND ELECTRONIC RECORDS

Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendment Rules 1.109, 2.107, 2.113, 2.114, 3.206, 3.901, 3.931, 3.961, 4.302, 5.113,   5.114, 6.001, 6.101, 8.117, and 8.119 of the Michigan Court Rules​​
Issued: September 20, 2017
​Comment Period Expiration:
January 1, 2018
​Interim Order Prior to Public Hearing: ​Deferral of Effective Date of September 20, 2017 Order​
Public Hearing: January 23, 2018​
 
 
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